JOYEUX MUSIC INTERNATIONAL (JMI) Festival and Competition for Pianists 2020 Piano solo, Duet and Two-pianos categories
Associate Professor - Eun-young Lee (Korea)
Korean pianist Lee Eun-young is currently a Professor at Jeonju University.She studied music at the Graduate School, Kyoto City university of art in Japan before pursuing further studies at The Netherlands. Having graduated as piano major from Utrecht Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, she also studied lied duo and chamber music at ArtEZ hogeschool voor de kunsten. Eun-young Lee was the first prize winner of the Spanish Music Special Prize at the International Competition Stars at Tenerife in Spain. Her numerous awards and prizes in piano competitions also hailed from from Germany, Italy, Japan, Bulgaria, England and Greece. In 2014, she was selected as a new intellectual of the Republic of Korea.
Eun Young, Lee has performed with a number of orchestras and ensembles including the New Zealand String Quartet, Paris Chamber Orchestra and Paris String Quartet. She has played with various ensembles and singers. In addition to performances at international music festivals, Eun-young continues to perform frequently in piano recitals in Eurasia and continues to do so every year. As the representative of the 21st Century Contemporary Music Ensemble, Eun-young disseminates contemporary and creative music in Korea, and served as music director of the Jeonju Contemporary Music Festival.
Eun Young, Lee was a professor at Jeonju Art Middle School and Woosuk University, before moving on to Jeonju University. She is pleased to be invited to serve as Associate Professor and jury member at the JMI Competition for Pianists in 2020.